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Monday, 5 November 2012
Refit option for Council's earthquake prone building What do you do when you have a building that needs to be stronger, is a rabbit warren not fit for modern workflows and there is pressure to keep a lid on spending? That is the dilemma Gisborne District Council is facing after the 1954 building on the corner of Ormond Road and Fitzherbert Street was issued with an Earthquake Prone Building notice last year. 614 views

Monday, 2 July 2012
The journey to adopting Council's Ten Year Plan unanimously Gisborne District Council’s 2012-22 Ten Year Plan was adopted last week (28 June 2012) with the unanimous support of all Councillors. 689 views

Friday, 22 June 2012
Goodwin Road bridge strengthened to take class 1 trucks Trucks carrying logs, fertiliser or stock will now be able to use Goodwin Road Bridge after a $300,000 project to strengthen the piers and deck was completed. 870 views

Thursday, 10 May 2012
Gisborne District Council wins 2012 ALGIM Supreme Website award Focusing on its customers has seen Gisborne District Council come away with top prize for a local government website. 534 views

Thursday, 29 March 2012
Fundraising trust boost for Gisborne's War Memorial Theatre The quest to redevelop Gisborne’s War Memorial Theatre just took a giant leap forward. 404 views

Thursday, 22 March 2012
Get involved in Council's plan for the next decade A plan for the future of the Gisborne district has been drafted and now Gisborne District Council wants to know what its residents and ratepayers think about it. 395 views

Thursday, 15 March 2012
Informed decision on oil exploration aim of trip Gisborne District Council has noted the level of public interest and debate concerning the Council’s role in consenting for oil exploration and the possible use of hydraulic fracturing in the Gisborne district. 350 views

Tuesday, 6 March 2012
Motu Trails opening postponed The grand opening of the Motu Trails planned for this Sunday in Matawai and Opotiki has been postponed due to the closure of Waioeka Gorge and the Motu Road between Gisborne and Opotiki. 334 views

Motu Road now closed to all traffic The Motu Road has been closed to all traffic. 435 views

Monday, 5 March 2012
Motu Road only suitable for 4x4 vehicles Motorists are reminded that the unsealed Motu Road between Matawai and State Highway 35 north of Opotiki is suitable for 4-wheel drive vehicles only. 383 views

Thursday, 26 January 2012
Keeping Gisborne didymo free An awareness campaign to combat the threat of didymo or ‘rock snot’ in Gisborne waterways is underway over summer. 354 views

Wednesday, 25 January 2012
Gisborne District Council Chief Executive appointed to lead Tasman Gisborne District Council chief executive Lindsay McKenzie has been appointed into the same position at Tasman District Council. 330 views

Tuesday, 24 January 2012
Council staff to up skill on oil and gas exploration An article in the Sunday Star Times this weekend (22 January) suggested that oil companies were trying to ‘woo’ East Coast Council councillors and staff with an all-expenses paid trip to North America. 346 views

Monday, 28 November 2011
Original Council's offices to be strengthened or rebuilt The ground under Gisborne District Council’s original two-storey office block will be investigated before a decision is made on whether to strengthen the existing building or replace it. 344 views

Gisborne district properties have lost value Most Gisborne district properties have reduced in value since the last valuation in mid 2008. 504 views

Friday, 11 November 2011
New car park for Tolaga Bay Wharf The entrance to the iconic Tolaga Bay Wharf is having a face lift in time for the Transit of Venus celebrations in June 2012. 386 views

Friday, 30 September 2011
Faster processing of resource consents Gisborne District Council has lifted its game in processing resource consents in a timely way. 308 views

Dame Kiri to be patron of Gisborne's War Memorial Theatre Dame Kiri Te Kanawa has accepted an invitation from Mayor Meng Foon to be patron of Gisborne’s War Memorial Theatre. 336 views

Plan for War Memorial Theatre agreed to Gisborne District Council has agreed to get detailed plans drawn up to redevelop the War Memorial Theatre on its existing site. 566 views

Third year of positive financial results for Council Three straight years of positive financial results and $14 million less debt than expected, are the financial highlights in Gisborne District Council’s 2010/2011 Annual Report which was adopted on Thursday (29 September). 341 views

Tuesday, 23 August 2011
Mussels in place to start testing Hundreds of juvenile green-lipped mussels attached to various structures within and outside Gisborne harbour have begun an important role in monitoring the quality of water in the bay. 339 views

Thursday, 11 August 2011
No rubbish stickers for Housing New Zealand tenants Housing New Zealand tenants in Gisborne have not received rubbish stickers this month. 281 views

Wednesday, 20 July 2011
New Councillors equipped to make good decisions Councillor’s Rehette Stoltz and Manu Caddie may be the newest and youngest members of Gisborne District Council but they have proved that they can make good decisions along with the best of them. 431 views

Friday, 8 July 2011
Good financial result sets Council up for a positive future For the third year in a row Gisborne District Council has finished the financial year in a strong position. 274 views

Tuesday, 5 July 2011
Rain in the Gisborne district The Gisborne District is experiencing surface flooding after heavy rain overnight and this morning. 330 views

Tuesday, 31 May 2011
Pakihi cycle track almost finished The formation of the Pakihi Track section of the Motu Cycle Trail is almost complete. 329 views

Monday, 30 May 2011
New industrial area to be funded from development contributions The Western Industrial area in Awapuni is set to play a key role attracting new business to the district thanks to a change to Gisborne District Council’s development contribution policy. 280 views

Friday, 27 May 2011
Industrial area's infrastructure to be funded from development contributions The Western Industrial area in Awapuni is set to play a key role attracting new business to the district thanks to a change to Gisborne District Council’s development contribution policy. 269 views

Core services needed to make Gisborne a great place to live The earthquake in Christchurch has emphasised how important core services are to keep a district humming. 290 views

Very tight budget for Council approved Gisborne District Council approved a prudent budget when the 2011/2012 Annual Plan was adopted at its meeting today. 284 views

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